The Model OSCE
provides young people from both banks of the Dniester/Nistru River with a unique opportunity to better understand how mechanisms for conflict resolution work in practice, said Rachel Bending, Spokesperson of the OSCE
Mission to Moldova.
40 years after the Helsinki Final Act, which maintained that "security in Europe is closely linked with security in the Mediterranean area as a whole", the session will highlight the manifold common challenges, but also opportunities that the OSCE
area and the Mediterranean share.
Following the elections, the OSCE
released a report in August stressing that President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an played an active role in the election campaign, "even though under the Constitution he is obliged to be non-partisan and perform his duties without bias.
did not sent observers to Russia for the parliamentary elections in 2007 and 2011 or the 2008 presidential election.
I feel honored to serve as an Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Macedonia to the OSCE
in the year we are marking this important anniversary.
Their report contained information from the locals in Lipkovo as well as from representatives of BDI in Lipkovo Municipality who talked about it with the OSCE
field officers in the three weeks prior to the incident.
Sharing their expertise are military and civilian experts from Belarus, France, Germany and Hungary as well as representatives from the OSCE
Forum for Security Co-operation and the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia.
Meanwhile, the OSCE
announced extension of the mandate of its observer mission at the Russian checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk until Nov 23.
A spokesman for the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel saying in response to a question from Reuters: "The OSCE
is expressly not casting into doubt the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
The Tirana non-discrimination conference reminded the OSCE
states of their commitment to combat racism, xenophobia, aggressive nationalism, anti-Semitism, religion-based discrimination, and intolerance toward the Roma.
Those included the Transitrian settlement process, the Geneva International Discussions on Georgia, and the OSCE
Minsk Group Co-Chairs for assisting Azerbaijan and Armenia to find a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Although not as well known as the EU or the UN, the OSCE
plays a vital role in ensuring the security and stability of Europe and the OSCE
region as a whole.